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resplendent adj
1 having great beauty and splendor; "a glorious spring morning"; "a glorious sunset"; "splendid costumes"; "a kind of splendiferous native simplicity" [syn: glorious, splendid, splendiferous]
2 richly and brilliantly colorful [syn: flamboyant, unrestrained]

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  1. shining

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Resplendent was released on 21 September 2006 in the UK and in the US on September 13, 2007. It is the fourth and final book in Stephen Baxter's Destiny's Children series.
This book is a collection of short stories relating to the previous three books, comprising new works and previously-published stories, including the novellas Reality Dust and Riding the Rock.
It contains the following stories:
  • “Cadre Siblings”, Interzone 153, 2000-03.
  • Reality Dust, 2000.
  • “Silver Ghost”, Asimov’s, 2000-09.
  • “On the Orion Line”, Asimov’s, 2000-10.
  • “In the Un-Black”, Redshift, 2001.
  • “The Ghost Pit”, Asimov’s, 2001-07.
  • “The Cold Sink”, Asimov’s, 2001-08.
  • “Breeding Ground”, Asimov’s, 2003-02.
  • “The Great Game”, Asimov’s, 2003-03.
  • “The Chop Line”, Asimov’s, 2003-12.
  • “The Dreaming Mould”, Interzone 179, 2002-05.
  • “Conurbation 2473”, Live without a Net, 2003-08.
  • “All in a Blaze”, Stars: Stories Based on the Songs of Janis Ian, 2003.
  • Riding the Rock, 2002-11.
  • “Lakes of Light”, Constellations, 2005.
  • “Between Worlds”, Between Worlds, September 2004.
  • Mayflower II, 2004-08.
  • “Ghost Wars”, Asimov’s, 2006-01.


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